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Easy Whipped Feta

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Stop what you are doing. Very important announcement: We've found your new favorite dip!

If you are looking for a delicious and versatile dip to add to you arsenal, then this whipped feta from The Toasted Pine Nut is for you!

Think creamy whipped feta cheese with juicy roasted tomatoes and the perfect balance of seasoning.

WOT we love about this recipe: did we mention the creamy feta?!

Easy Whipped Feta

Author The Toasted Pine Nut


Roasted Tomatoes
  • 5 oz grape tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
Whipped Feta
  • 6 oz crumbled feta room temperature
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 lemon zest only and divided
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp ground pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Place the tomatoes on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon sea salt.
  • Roast in the oven for 15 – 20 minutes until they are blistered and starting to burst.
  • While the tomatoes are roasting, place the feta, oil, water, garlic, zest of 1/2 of the lemon, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper into the food processor.
  • Process for 1 – 2 minutes until completely creamed together and smooth.
  • Transfer the whipped feta to a serving bowl.
  • Top with the roasted tomatoes, a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, black sesame seeds, small basil leaves, the remaining zest of the lemon, and a couple pinches of ground pepper.
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Recipe by The Toasted Pine Nut


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